Construction Foreman job description template | Workable

This Construction Foreman job description template is optimized for posting to online job boards or careers pages. Customize it with foreman duties for your construction company. Similar job titles include Construction Supervisor, Superintendant, Manager and Construction Site Foreman.

Construction Foreman Responsibilities

Include:

  • Coordinating construction work according to priorities and plans
  • Producing schedules and monitor attendance of crew
  • Allocating general and daily responsibilities

construction foreman job description

Job brief

We are looking for a competent Construction Foreman to coordinate operations and oversee workers at construction sites. As the point of reference of both workers and supervisors, you will be a key person for the completion of a project.

A construction foreman has a solid background in the field. Your leadership skills and your extensive experience have earned you the ability to direct the work of others and make quick decisions. You must be well-organized and favor safety above everything else.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate tasks according to priorities and plans
  • Produce schedules and monitor attendance of crew
  • Allocate general and daily responsibilities
  • Supervise and train workers and tradespeople
  • Ensure manpower and resources are adequate
  • Guarantee all safety precautions and quality standards are met
  • Supervise the use of machinery and equipment
  • Monitor expenditure and ensure it remains within budget
  • Resolve problems when they arise
  • Report on progress to managers, engineers etc.

Requirements

  • Proven experience as construction foreman
  • In-depth knowledge of construction procedures, equipment and OSH guidelines
  • Understanding of electrical and hydraulic systems
  • Ability to read drawings, plans and blueprints
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Ability to communicate and report effectively
  • Aptitude in math
  • Problem-solving abilities
  • Good physical condition and stamina
  • High school diploma or diploma in a skilled trade (electrician, carpenter etc.)